Coaching is an interactive process in which the coach acts as a facilitator as well as a catalyst for change. It involves asking questions that enables the client to uncover answers from within.
Coaching is focused on behavior and building capability in the client for present and future. It is results oriented and guided by the client’s agenda.
Coaching focuses on leveraging the client’s strengths and developing weaknesses.
Coaching involves assessments, weekly coaching sessions, and action steps between sessions.
Career Strategy & Management
For Organizations & Businesses:
Career Transition Services for Managers & Executives
Internal Coaching for Career Management or Transition to New Assignment
Determining Career Objective(s) and Developing A Self Marketing Strategy
“If you don’t know where you’re going, you may not get there”. In today’s job market, companies are looking for a candidate with specific expertise and a clear sense of direction. It is important to know what your unique abilities are and how you can contribute to the position and company that you are applying for. Career assessments and coaching can help with this. Once you know your objective(s), it is important to map out a plan to market yourself and find those positions that you are interested in and skilled for effective performance.
Resume Development and Cover Letters
Your resume needs to showcase your skill sets, strengths, and accomplishments. Your resume should capture the attention of the potential employer so that you can have the opportunity for a job interview. Cover letters are still very important when sending out your resume. They need to be clear, concise and tailored to the specific job position that you are applying for. Career coaching can assist you in developing these quality documents.
Networking Strategies, Skills and Resources
Research shows that most individuals find their next job position through networking.
Networking is building relationships that can be mutually beneficial to both sides. There are definitely dos and don’ts to effective networking and there are many resources that can be tapped into to develop and expand your network. Career coaching services provide education on networking and networking resources to use.
Interviewing and Presentation skills
We all know how important first impressions are and this goes for the first few minutes of an interview. It is essential to be aware of and manage how you present yourself and interact with the interviewer. In an interview you have a limited amount of time to persuade them that you are the right person for the job and a good match for their team and organization. A personalized coaching plan can be developed and put into action to overcome your personal obstacles.
Increase self-awareness of your skills, interests, preferences in work environments through the results of assessments.
Define your career objective.
Learn how to network and research so as to define your career objective and learn what you offer to employers.
Clarify your values so as to match them with potential jobs and offers.
Develop a market resume.
Develop a quality cover letter, and reference sheet.
Create a self-marketing plan and job search strategy.
Learn how to use recruiters in your career transition.
Acquire up-to-date information on job searching with the internet.
Understand importance of Linked –In and how to use it effectively.
Review interviewing strategies and receive feedback through a mock interview.
Become knowledgeable of the importance of emotional intelligence in your job search.
Check out your plan with an objective and informed professional.
Be held accountable for your work and commitment to coaching goals.
Learn how to negotiate and accept a job offer.
Explore and identify one’s strengths and weaknesses, interests and values.
Review accomplishments and clarify current and future career goals.
Identify paths and positions of interest within current organization.
Improve networking skills and develop relationships both within and outside current organization.
Develop an ongoing career management strategy.
For the employee:
Increase self-awareness of your skills, interests, preferences through the results of assessments.
Define your career objective and short and long term goals.
Clarify your values as they relate to current organization.
Improve networking skills and develop key relationships within organization.
Attain greater visibility and transparency in organization with regard to your skills and goals.
Improve emotional intelligence skills which are critical to career success.
For the organization:
Increase effectiveness and productivity in employees due to better utilization of their strengths, skills and interests.
Aid your talent management and succession planning process by making the employee a more active part in the process.